Rev. Obra J. Hawkins was pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church from 1942 to 1962.
Wilson Daily Times, 3 May 1947.
Obra Jeffrey Hawkins died 7 May 1982 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 27 August 1905 in Panola County, Texas to Andrew Hawkins and Lela Simmons; was married; was a minister; and resided at 1310 Marlowe Street, Wilson. Informant was Inez Fisher.
The Bull (1936), yearbook of Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Photograph of Rev. Hawkins courtesy of Adventures in Faith: The Church at Prayer, Study and Service, a booklet commemorating the 100th anniversary of Calvary Presbyterian Church, Wilson.